Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar

Vice Chancellor

Professor Dr. Niaz Ahmad Akhtar (SI) holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK. He has done his undergraduate in Chemical Engineering from University of the Punjab. Previously, Dr. Niaz Ahmad has served as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Taxila, and Vice Chancellor of Information and Technology University (ITU-Punjab). He also served as a Rector of the National Textile University, Faisalabad (NTU). He also served as vice-chairman (Punjab) of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) for over 6 years. Dr Niaz has published/edited four books on quality assurance in higher education in Pakistan. He has published research articles in journals and served as the Editor of the Journal of Quality & Technology Management. He was also the Founder Director of the Institute of Quality and Technology Management (IQTM) and Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) at the University Of The Punjab, and is currently working as the Vice Chancellor of the University of the Punjab and the Vice Chancellor of University of Sahiwal (Additional Charge). He is also the Vice-Chairman Punjab of Pakistan Engineering Council. Dr. Niaz Ahmad also serves on different boards and committees at the University of Punjab.
In recognition of his outstanding performance in the field of Education (Engineering & Technology), he was awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan on 23rd March 2015.




Designation: Vice Chancellor
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering (1995) University of Leeds, United Kingdom
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